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Sparassidae  Bertkau, 1872 / Micrommata  Latreille, 1804   6 species

Micrommata formosa  Pavesi, 1878

Description
Male

Prosoma with deep brown, broad longitudinal band in median part, bordererd by light lines, sides light brown. Prosoma length: 3.2-3.7 mm. Legs light brown.Opisthosoma green, dorsum with a reddish brown median band.

Body length male: 6.7-8.1 mm
Female

Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 3.7-4.4 mm.

Body length female: 9.0-12.5 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain, northern Africa, Italy (Sicily), Cyprus, Israel
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Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Spain   (Breitling, 2020) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) |||
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

Levy G (1989) The family of huntsman spiders in Israel with annotations on species of the Middle East (Araneae: Sparassidae). Journal of Zoology, London 217: 127-176 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
24-07-2020 Image insert
24-03-2020 Distribution insert Detail
11-11-2015 Image insert